As AMEA’s Manager of Compliance and Distribution Services, Mark Ennis assists with regulatory compliance activities for AMEA and regulatory compliance support for AMEA’s Members. In addition, Mr. Ennis coordinates services that support and assist AMEA’s Members in the operation of their electrical distribution systems to help strengthen and improve the efficiency of their systems.
Mr. Ennis has over 30 years of experience in the municipal electric utility industry. Prior to joining AMEA in 2013, Mr. Ennis served as General Manager of the Utilities Board of the City of Tuskegee for over 10 years. He also served as the General Manager of the Water, Light and Gas Commission in Monroe, GA, and as the Director of the Light and Power Department of the City of Opelika, AL.
Mr. Ennis is a member of the American Public Power Association (APPA) Mutual Aid Working Group and the APPA RP3 Review Panel, as well as the SERC Board of Directors, SERC Board Compliance Committee, and the NERC Operating Committee. Mr. Ennis is a member of the Alabama Utility Workgroup for Disaster Response.
He holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Auburn University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Columbus State University (formerly Columbus College). Mr. Ennis is a registered professional engineer in the states of Alabama and Georgia.
Mr. Ennis serves as chairman of the Macon County Economic Development Authority.
He and his wife, Robin, reside in Opelika, where they are members of the First Baptist Church.